Lightning Take Out Isles, 4-0

first_imgTAMPA, Fla. — Victor Hedman scored twice and Ben Bishop stopped 28 shots May 8, helping the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New York Islanders 4-0 and reach the Eastern Conference final for the second straight year.Tampa Bay eliminated the Islanders in five games, winning four straight after dropping the opener of the second-round series.Hedman scored an unassisted goal from the slot at 13:49 of the first period, then beat Islanders goaltender Thomas Greiss again on a second-period power play that gave Tampa Bay a three-goal lead.Nikita Kucherov and Brian Boyle also scored for the Lightning, who will face either the Pittsburgh Penguins or Washington Capitals in the East final. The Penguins lead the Capitals 3-2 and Game 6 is May 10 in Pittsburgh.(FRED GOODALL, AP Sports Writer) TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img

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